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Postdoctoral Scholar
Pennsylvania State University in ,
 
 
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Date Posted 05/14/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Cancer Screening and Prevention in Rural Communities (CASPER) lab (PI: Jennifer Moss, PhD) in the Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral scholar for a 1-year (with potential extension) opportunity to contribute to ongoing and novel research projects on geographic disparities in cancer prevention and outcomes. Ongoing projects examine how community/geographic factors (e.g., rurality, social cohesion) are related to cancer prevention behaviors and uptake of clinical services. The postdoctoral scholar will have opportunities for grant and manuscript writing, human subjects research, and professional development. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD preferred) in public health, health promotion, or related field. Experience using SAS (including complex survey analysis, multilevel models, or other advanced procedures), training or experience with human subjects' research, familiarity with disparities and cancer prevention, and strong written communication skills highly desired.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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Hershey, PA

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Cancer Screening and Prevention in Rural Communities (CASPER) lab (PI: Jennifer Moss, PhD) in the Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral scholar for a 1-year (with potential extension) opportunity to contribute to ongoing and novel research projects on geographic disparities in cancer prevention and outcomes. Ongoing projects examine how community/geographic factors (e.g., rurality, social cohesion) are related to cancer prevention behaviors and uptake of clinical services. The postdoctoral scholar will have opportunities for grant and manuscript writing, human subjects research, and professional development. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD preferred) in public health, health promotion, or related field. Experience using SAS (including complex survey analysis, multilevel models, or other advanced procedures), training or experience with human subjects' research, familiarity with disparities and cancer prevention, and strong written communication skills highly desired.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

Hershey, PA

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